Monday, May 25, 2009

Tough-Controversial-Funny : Your choice for today

Things have been looking so-so for the past week as far as the state of democracy in the world goes. On the one hand we saw the first ever women elected to parliament in Kuwait,

but we also saw the persecution of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar with no relief in sight for her.

An interesting point of view was raised a few days ago on BBC world radio. Women who believe liberal values exploit their sexuality have something much greater to fear - the jackboot of dictatorship, says Clive James.

I refer you to his comments:

Lest all seem dismal and depressing let us all have a good guffaw at what orthodox religion can do to people's brains. Indeed it appears safer to be an ass than a sheep.

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